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Foster Care

At the heart of our mission to achieve a no-kill nation is a very important group of people: foster caregivers.

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How to keep interactions between foster dogs and children safe

March 20, 2018

Have you considered fostering a dog, but have children and wonder if that’s a good fit? You can easily set your family up for success! Just follow a few simple guidelines and educate your children on how to properly interact with your new foster dog. These guidelines can found in our four-minute Flash Class, Keeping…

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